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PPG Appoints Emily Elizer as Director, Government Affairs

March 19, 2019
Emily Elizer joins PPG as director, government affairs. (Photo: Business Wire)

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 19, 2019--PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced the appointment of Emily Elizer as director, government affairs, effective March 18.

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Emily Elizer joins PPG as director, government affairs. (Photo: Business Wire)

In this role, Elizer will lead the company’s government affairs activities, including international and domestic public policy, political engagement, the PPG Political Action Committee (PPG PAC) and related compliance activities.

Prior to joining PPG, Elizer served as the state director for the National Rifle Association. She was responsible for representing the organization and its members before state and local elected officials in Delaware, Maryland, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Elizer began her career with U.S. Steel in its government affairs department. During her time with U.S. Steel, she worked within the company’s public affairs team as a management associate. She then served as a government affairs representative before being appointed manager of government affairs. Throughout her time with U.S. Steel, Elizer advanced pro-manufacturing policy agendas and obtained economic incentives for various capital investments in her respective states.

“Emily’s extensive experience in developing bipartisan relationships with key officials, coordinating grassroots advocacy campaigns and securing economic development incentives will make her an invaluable member of our government affairs team,” said Bryan Iams, PPG vice president, corporate and government affairs.

Elizer earned her bachelor’s degree from Saint Vincent College in English and political science.

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At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 135 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $15.4 billion in 2018. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

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